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Pakistan army major gets life term for ‘kidnapping Baloch kid’ for ransom

ZamuranThursday, August 22nd, 2019 07:56 am GMT +1

BW News Web Desk: The Pakistan military’s (Inter-Services Public Relations) ISPR has confirmed that a serving officer of the army has been awarded life sentence for ‘misuse of power’ in Balochistan.

According to media sources, the major was tried at Field General Court Martial prior to sentence and he was found guilty of ‘misusing his authority’.

The independent Urdu has reported that ‘the army major in utter abuse of power abducted a young child [boy] for ransom from Noushki, Balochistan, in 2016 and then demanded Rs6.8million from the victim’s family.’

However, …

Balochistan News

Disappearance

Balochistan: Pakistani forces abduct four persons from Hos...

Monday, August 19th, 2019 12:17 am GMT +1

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Balochistan: BLA accept responsibility of attacks Pakistan...

Sunday, August 18th, 2019 11:56 pm GMT +1

QUETTA: The Baloch Liberation Army’s spokesperson Azad Baloch in a statement to media has accepted the responsibility for attacks on Pakistan forces and their collaborators in different areas of Kaharan…

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A Baloch sister’s open letter to UN...

Saturday, July 27th, 2019 07:57 pm

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Wednesday, July 24th, 2019 08:19 pm

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International News

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Free Balochistan movement commemorates the Independence Da...

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019 12:29 am

LONDON: Members of several Baloch and non-Baloch political parties including Baloch Republican Party, Balochistan National Movement (Zrombesh), Balochistan People Party, Nation without states, Arab Front for The liberation of ALahwaz,…

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The party’s main focus is to establish a free and un...

Friday, August 2nd, 2019 07:32 am

LONDON: The election committee of Free Balochistan Movement (FBM) held the Party’s elections in Balochistan and abroad. FBM branches were established and members of the National Council (NC) of the…

Features

Pakistan’s conspiracy to sideline China from CPEC...

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World refugee day: The lost refugees of Balochistan...

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Opinions

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The Baluch Resistance against Iran...

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Editorials

Balochistan Occupation Day – 27 March 1948...

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Baloch Martyrs Day...

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Interviews

Balochistan: Exclusive interview of Dr Shan Baloch...

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